Lecturer Operating Department Practice

Opening Date:
12 Apr 2023
Closing Date:
26 Apr 2023
Salary Range:

The Person

You will be registered with the HCPC as an Operating Department Practitioner, hold as a minimum an undergraduate honours degree (I.e. BSc/BA (Hons) and ideally be working towards a Masters degree in a relevant subject.

You will hold significant post-qualifying knowledge and clinical experience in operating department practice.

You will be expected to develop and deliver learning materials that are contemporary and evidence-based, using innovative teaching and learning methodologies. You will also act as a Module Leader.

You will demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills to work collaboratively with students, other academics, clinical practitioners, support and technical staff.

Essential to this position will be the ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with healthcare providers in Berkshire and London. You will undertake a link lecturer role and provide educational support for practice supervisors and assessors in clinical practice areas.

If you wish to influence operating department practice through high quality education and embed your clinical knowledge and experience of healthcare within higher education, this could be the opportunity for you.

A successful applicant without a relevant teaching qualification, will join the UWL Academic Professional degree apprenticeship scheme supporting the UK government’s commitment to upskill the UK workforce.

If you are not eligible to apply for this post, we may have some hourly paid teaching opportunities available, please contact Edwina Morris, Course Leader ODP via Edwina.Morris@uwl.ac.uk.

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0

Please email hr.recruitment@uwl.ac.uk if you need any assistance with the application process.

Interviews are expected to be held on the week commencing the 1st May 2023.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Fiona Edwards, Deputy Dean London, fiona.edwards@uwl.ac.uk

Additional Information

Read more about working at the University of West London at https://www.uwl.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-works/why-work-uwl

We welcome applications from individuals who do not have a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Should you be successful and do not hold an HEA fellowship you will be asked to complete one within 2 years of appointment as a condition of your continued employment. Depending on eligibility this may take the form of an advanced Level 7 apprenticeship in teaching which means that you will spend 20% of your work in off-the-job study.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship.

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

An Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment).